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In summer, the lush, green nature of the Agordino Dolomites is an authentic explosion of bright colours that create amazing landscapes, making it the ideal place to relax and have fun for sports enthusiasts and families.
The woods of Falcade, part of the World Heritage Site, are perfect for walks and excursions to the refuges, and offer numerous mountain bike routes, and bikers can enjoy the routes that wind their way alongside the Biois torrent, suitable for all ages. The staff of the Italian Mountain Bike School in Falcade organise courses for anyone wishing to have a go at MTB, providing equipment and assistance to learn the sport, recommended for all ages.
Some trails are especially interesting for their enchanting views or particular cultural and religious elements.
The Gares Valley offers another easy itinerary, suitable for all, which leads to the picturesque village of Gares and the striking Cascata delle Comelle waterfall. The route starts out from Canale d’Agordo, and also includes a cycle path of about 7 kilometres.
The Agordino basin is famous for being the birthplace of Pope John Paul I, Albino Luciani, known as the Smiling Pope, who was born in Canale d’Agordo. The Via Crucis religious route was created by the famous sculptor Franco Murer in celebration of Luciani. The itinerary is about 2 kilometres long, runs from Caviola to Canale d’Agordo, and comprises 15 stations of the cross made from boulders with bronze moulds created by the artist set into them.